Mystery of the Theatre Ghost
By Pamela Butchart, Enid Blyton, Tony Ross
A second, action-packed Secret Seven adventure by prize-winning author Pamela Butchart, brilliantly illustrated by Tony Ross. The Secret Seven are excited to be chosen as extras in a local play, but during the opening performances things go seriously wrong. Could someone be trying to sabotage? The cast and crew are adamant that a theatre ghost must be causing the mysterious accidents, but the Seven aren't convinced. It's up to the gang and their spaniel Scamper to find out who is really behind the mischief - and why! Set in the same world and time as the original stories by Enid Blyton, both Mystery of the Skull and this fantastic new book satisfyingly extend the series for fans old and new. Both stories are brought to life by Tony Ross's brilliant illustrations throughout. Join the Secret Seven for more mystery, excitement, friendship and FUN than ever before! Read all 15 stories in the original Secret Seven series ...Also look out for Secret Seven Brain Games - a fun and tricky puzzle book! *Enid Blyton ®, The Secret Seven ® and Enid Blyton's signature are registered trade marks of Hodder & Stoughton Limited. No trade mark or copyrighted material may be reproduced without the express written permission of the trade mark and copyright owner.
The Mountain of Adventure
By Enid Blyton, Thomas Judd
Enid Blyton's much-loved classic series, packed full of adventure and mystery. A peaceful holiday in the Welsh mountains should be on the cards for Philip, Dinah, Lucy-Ann and Jack, but they once again manage to land themselves in another dangerous adventure. Wolves, rumbling mountains and mysterious strangers are the order of this holiday ...Perfect for fans of the Famous Five looking for their next adventure.(P) 2018 Hodder Children's Books
More Wishing-Chair Stories
By Enid Blyton, Sarah Ovens
Join Mollie and Peter in this final magical Wishing-Chair adventure by the world's best-loved storyteller Enid Blyton. Molie and Peter are home for half-term, and the Wishing-Chair is ready to whisk them away to magical lands! They'll meet a mysterious witch's cat, visit the Land of Wishes and even find gold at the end of the rainbow. But best of all, a certain jolly somebody needs help delivering presents - or Christmas might not happen! The stories in this title were originally published in magazines between 1937 - 1952. This recording contains the classic texts, except that the pixie character's name has been changed to Binky. (P) 2017 Hodder & Stoughton Limited
The Magic Faraway Tree
By Enid Blyton
The second book in the magical Faraway Tree series by one of the world's most popular children's authors, Enid Blyton.Joe, Beth and Frannie's cousin Dick comes to stay, reluctant at first to share in their adventures at the top of the Faraway Tree. Join them and their friends Moonface, Saucepan Man and Silky the fairy as they discover which new land is at the top of the Faraway Tree. Will it be the Land of Spells, the Land of Treats, or the Land of Do-As-You-Please? Come on an amazing adventure!First published in 1943, this edition contains the original text. Inside illustrations are by Jan McCafferty, and the cover by Mark Beech (2014).
The Magic Faraway Tree
By Enid Blyton, Kate Winslet
The second story in Enid Blyton's much loved Magic Faraway Tree series - read by KATE WINSLET.The Magic Faraway Tree is the second magical story in the Faraway Tree series by the world's best-loved children's author, Enid Blyton.When Joe, Beth and Frannie move to a new home, they discover an Enchanted Wood just outside their doorstep. Soon they find the Faraway Tree, which is the beginning of many magical adventures...Join them and their new friends Silky the fairy, Saucepan Man and Moonface, as they discover which new land awaits them at the top of the Faraway Tree. Will they visit the Land of Treats, the Land of Spells, or the Land of Do-As-You-Please? Come with them on an amazing adventure - there will be magic and fun at every turn.This recording is abridged in the following ways: Chapters 20-21 are mergedChapter 22 is abridgedChapters 23-26 are omitted(P) Hodder Children's Books 2013
Making Friends with Breezy
By Jenny Oldfield
Adorable animal antics from bestselling author Jenny Oldfield, about cousins Lily and Lexi and their animal problem-solving agency.No animal - or animal-shaped problem - is too big or small for Lexi and Lily, known as Muddy Paws, the animal experts.Lily and Lexi are getting loads of calls for Muddy Paws - from the owners of cats and guinea-pigs and hedgehogs. But most important of all is the plight of Breezy, a six-week-old foal whose mother has died. Breezy is shy, so the girls spend time befriending her. Then, just as they make progress, they learn that Breezy will be sold to a racehorse trainer when she is older. How can the girls convince Breezy's owners to let her stay in Mellingham?Includes gorgeous illustrations by Paul Howard, illustrator of classics such as THE OWL WHO WAS AFRAID OF THE DARK and THE BRAVEST EVER BEAR.
By Kes Gray
Nelly is as busy as ever monster-sitting strange and unusual monster babies. With inviting Huffaluks to her birthday barbeque, struggling to frighten Muggots to sleep and stopping Thermitts from melting, Nelly's monster-sitting adventures continue to be full of surprises!The Muggots need scaring to get to sleep but nothing frightens them anymore. Its Nelly's job to spook the giant spiders, without getting scared herself!
Magenta Goes Green
By Echo Freer
Magenta's in trouble with Daniel again - this time, for snogging the school new-boy Chad Albright on a charity Blind Date. As if this wasn't bad enough, she's been picked to go on the school outward-bound camp. It's not really her cup of tea - mix Magenta with any physical activities, and here comes disaster ...
Magenta in the Pink
By Echo Freer
Magenta has finally got it together with her neighbour - and nearest thing to a best friend a boy can be - Daniel. But nothing is ever easy for Magenta - as she prepares to take the starring role in the school play, will the course of true love never run smooth?
By Echo Freer
Calamity seems to follow Magenta everywhere. Her neighbour, Daniel, tries to help but, inevitably, ends up inveigled into her schemes with hilarious results. Magenta has set her sights on Year 11 heart-throb, Adam Jordan, but all her attempts to impress him are thwarted by a series of mishaps. Adam is convinced she is a jinx and tries to avoid her at all costs - while Daniel spends his time trying to demonstrate his undying affection for Magenta - will the best man win?
By Jenny Oldfield
A recipe for trouble for ranch owner, Sandy Scott. But her daughter, Kirstie is undaunted by her mother's warnings. She's at her happiest riding the trails through the tall forests and deep canyons of the Meltwater Range...New arrival Moondance is a salebarn bargain; beautiful but only half schooled. Hadley blames rival dude owner, Ty Tyler, for the blue roan's bad habits and poor condition. Kirstie shares the old wrangler's doubts over Tyler's claims for his magical horse-training method. But she's not happy when Hadley rides into a head-on confrontation which could put both his and Moondance's lives at risk...
Michael Rosen's Book of Nonsense
By Michael Rosen, Clare Mackie
Michael Rosen's collection of nonsense verse with rhymes, poems, wordplay and limericks.In the best tradition of nonsense verse, here are poems to make everyone smile and laugh out loud. Children will delight in unraveling the meanings of the words and in creating their own nonsense verse.Containing all the ingredients of Michael Rosen's poetry - humour, rhyme, repetition and wordplay. Covering all sorts of topics from football to Little Mary Anne who's made of elastic, to dinosaurs.'An enjoyable book which might stimulate children's own inclinations to mess about with language.' - Books for Keeps'The author has a child's ear for word sound and an eye for nutty humour. Clare Mackie's crackling illustrations add verve and vigour to each page.' - Junior Education
The Malory Towers Story Collection
By Enid Blyton
For new girl Darrell Rivers, there are friends to be made, pranks to be played and fun to be had at Malory Towers in Enid Blyton's best-loved boarding school series. Follow Darrell's progress from bad-tempered beginnings in her first term, through each adventure, until the sad farewells in her last term. Each story is filled with a host of fun characters.And there's bound to be drama at Malory Towers!Between 1946 and 1951, Enid Blyton wrote six novels set at Malory Towers. This audio download is abridged and dramatised with a full cast and makes wonderful listening for all Malory Towers fans. Each story is one hour.Contains books 1-6: First Term, Second Form, Third Year, Upper Fourth, In the Fifth, Last Term, New Term, Summer Term, Winter Term, Fun and Games, Secrets, Goodbye.(P) Hodder Children's Books 2000
Magical Mysteries and Other Stories
By Emma Thomson, Josie Lawrence, Josie Lawrence
Felicity Wishes has lots of adventures - and three fantastic friends to share them with!Whether she's solving a mystery in Nine Wish Wood, finding creative ways to clear out her old clothes, cooking cakes for her best friend's birthday or telling ghostly stories - Felicity is a fairy who knows how to enjoy herself! Magical MysteriesClutter Clean-outCooking CrisisSpooky Sleepover